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to at least 60,000 homes and businesses in the new york city area. many of them had just got entheir power restored. >> the winter storm brought rain, strong winds and several inches of snow region. airlines cancelled nearly 1600 flights and highways and train routes were also disrupted and families shivered in homes. ben, how is everybody doing? >> reporter: well, norah you can see this is the last thing that people needed. the streets in tuckerton flood again, front yards flood. as nor'easters go this wouldn't be a big deal. but for a couple of days people were able to come back to this neighborhood to save what they could, tearing out carpets, ripping down walls. that has now been put on hold. one woman said this second storm feels like a second punch to the gut. when the nor'easter slammed into the jersey shore wind and rain quickly turned into a whiteout as temperatures plummeted into the low 30s. volunteers handed out blankets for those with no heat. >> just won't end now. unfortunate want it to be over. >> reporter: in snow covered belmar a generate oris running nick's one light and
fired rockets at israel's largest city. they fired at tel aviv for the first time in two decades. now israel's troops are on the move. a serious escalation all ahead unless breaking news changes everything on "studio b." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, a tough day on capitol hill as lawmakers try to get answers about the terror attack that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans in libya. actor head of the cia, michael morel, james clapper and matthew olson among those facing questions. members of the house foreign affairs committee are asking whether officials ignored warnings and request for extra security and whether intelligence con flicked it with the -- conflicted with what the obama officials were saying in the aftermath of the attack. >> i am appalled the administration could not anticipate escalating violence , and then failed to step up security measures to protect our diplomats. furthermore we have seen blunder after bluppedder as the administration avoids responsibility and accountability. the delay tactics are unacceptable. now that we made it past the
tent city and we are there live on the friday bitterly cold morning. >> brian: they are opening up a place for them. outraged over the president doing first order of business should be to stick a fork in it. >> steve: stick a fork in it. >> brian: "fox and friends" starpts right now. >> steve: the reason i was struggling in a scramble. tomorrow is the marine's birthday and. and we have jiie whit lock pins. i will wear mine in the entire program. >> most people don't have the prive ledge of watching you get dressed. >> steve: what do you mean. >> putting things on. >> steve: nice ally. >> great to be back in the land of the light. >> brian: why are you taunting me? it is so bad on long island they are asking the defense department to take over. that's how bad the power authority is. when i say disaster, i am understating it. >> steve: you are. >> brian: and confusion . >> steve: people from new jersey relocated to a massive tent city set up in the mammoth race track. david who is there and why there? >> i think they're here because they can be. the people who run the race track were
'easter. it is rolling out and weakening. this morning we will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and heavy along the coast in maine down on through the cape cod area. still strong gusty wind to deal with too. as far as storm, accumulation goes. heavy snow through wednesday, in connecticut. most of that ended. by the time it is done. a foot. a wide swath extend through maine. by the coast, watch the change over to mixed precipitation. and then plain rainfall. now it is chilly here once again. across the region, many spots in and around the freezing point. changes ahead, thankfully. see warmer air move in as we head through tt end of the end weekend. moving south and west. rob, paula. back to you. >>> sentencing day for the man behind the tucson shooting rampage that almost killed then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gifford and husband, mark kelly, will be in court as jared loughner faces life behind bars. kelly
in parts of new york and new jersey are dealing with gas rationing. in new york city and on long island, odd-even rationing started just yesterday. the storm knocked out power to hundreds of gas stations resulting in long lines at the pump and over in new jersey, the governor is considering lifting the gas rationing now, a dozen counties have been under odd-even rationing for a week already. >> thousands of evacuees also in new jersey are calling a tent city home. something you wouldn't expect to see in our country. but the storm's victims as well as utility and rescue workers and military and volunteers even they are seeking shelter in the make ship neighborhoods and i don't have to tell you it's bitter cold and some are set up at a race track parking lot and evacuees complaining about sleeping in the cold tents, lack of bathroom facilities and limited shower areas, more than 100,000 people in new jersey are still without power and offered the government a prison for folks to move in with their families and all of this after sandy ripped up the shore. shore. >> and now to the ongoing b
week in the central coastal city, huge protests over the expansion of a petro chemical plant. communist officials say it was good for the economy. 10,000 angry citizens say it was bad for their health. where were you in the crowd? 35-year-old building contractor xu xinglong was in the middle of t he shot this video on his cell phone. the air quality has deteriorated for years, he says. it's not just air quultality but food and water. his daughter he says is always sick. his wife always sneezing. the pollution we suffer is too severe. the people aren't known to protest but they just can't take this anymore. >> reporter: are you not afraid? he told us he doesn't worry. remarkable considering this is how chiennachina's government dealt with protesters on teeianaman square 20 years ago. bowing to public pressure officials decided to halt the expansion of that plant. today outgoing president hu jintao said growing production could mean growing social unrest. and that he said could threaten the power of the communist party. norah? >> so interesting. bill whitaker tha
of luxury. they fly into disaster areas but they flee from snow. in parts of sandy ravaged new york city shut down because of the nor' easter. >> it is insult in injury. a hurricane now a blizzard. >> their full-time jobs this is what they are supposed to be here before. >> some of the services had to be secured or postponed during the storm. >> thaufrmnks patti ann. it is really hard for all of them out there. they have been recovering super storm sandy and now this. heavy snow falling on top of all of the destruction. stephanie is live. what's happening there? >>> oo good morning ainsley. it is just an inconvenience. side streets look lick this. we have two inches of snow. j just enough to cover the car. not the slick conditions on the snow but the fact that sandy blew down lots of trees lots of leaves. thouz leaves are laying under the snow. this car is totally covered in the front. nothing over dramatic. it's about an much inch or two. let me swing over here and show you the main roads are pretty clear. this is the yardly train station. pretty clear going into trenton and new york we
being made. that is good sign. also hundreds of volunteers piled into buses at city hall this morning with their own tools and shovels helping out super storm sandy victims. volunteers sorting goods going house to house and cleaning up parks. groups are leaving a large footprint and makeshift donation centers are popping up. >> the people, a lot of progress they made. as far as like the government help, they are kind of slow with it. all the togetherness is beautiful thing about it. >> fema says $276 million will already in the hands of new yorkers. 26 disaster recovery centers are in place. food, water and blankets and phone and internet access as well as information. >> i owe them an answer. i owe them to work harder and get it done. somebody asked me the other day, yeah, but you are bringing people from all over the country. i met people in hawaii, california that are all here. a lot of them are former new yorkers are coming back because they care about this town. >> reporter: reminiscent of the 1970s, gas rationing seems to be helping somewhat with the hour's long lines. odd-even
that. central park in new york city had almost five inches which is unheard of this early in the season. the storm almost looks like a tropical storm. it's wrapping warmer air into new england. the roads will melt in a hurry in especially the high traffic areas. the snow has just about ended in the white. a little left here. the big heavy snows are done with in just about all areas. so we're going to deal with rain, drizzle and strong gusty winds. if there's going to be any wind damage this morning, it's going to be out here on cape cod. providence, good wind. we have been gusting in the 50s for the last couple hours over the island and all through cape cod. that's the only issue with the storm left. as i mentioned, the temperatures are starting to go above freezing especially the big cities. the highways will see improvement as we go throughout the morning. the forecast goes into the 40s. later today they're showing zero problems on the roads in all these locations. we should be in the 50s on friday, so it will be gone. there's another big storm behind this one. blizzard warnings in mo
and in new york city. still snowing hard on long island into new england. many places in connecticut have nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow. it has been wind-driven. for us, reagan national, we had a little bit of flurry and sleet activity from about 10:00 last night until 1:00, 2:00 this morning. now all of that has pretty much ended. although we still have a few scattered sprinkles in prince george's county. now it's changed back to some sprinkles. a few of those scattered spri s sprinkles will be with us the next few hours. well above freezing, as we anticipated that the impact would be very small for us. it's just in the upper 30s to 40 all across northern virginia into maryland. a few isolated spots have dipped down to near freezing. should not have any travel problems here locally this morning. just a few flurries this morning. cloudy still around noontime. during the afternoon, ought to get some breaks in the clouds. i'll be back in ten minutes. danella is here with a look at our very early morning traffic. >> volume very, very light. not seeing any accidents right now. but seeing
for cash. we headed -- we left the city and headed south towards family in pennsylvania. we were finally let back into salem and our home was destroyed. or a man in the bronx who wants $60,000 to repair his business. there is simply no way to determine if any of these pleas or people are real. and before you think no one would send donation to see blind sites or unknown charities, think again. >> most people respond to charities because they are asked by a letter. >> reporter: art taylor, who heads the better business bureau's alliance, and is following our reporting on bad charities, says 70% of americans who give money donate that money without ever checking to find out where it's going. >> we welcome the public scrutiny that is coming to this. we welcome, you know, the media for getting involved in this because if you don't, i worry that things are going to get worse. people are going to continue to be duped by, you know, unscrupulous claims. >> reporter: which leads us to the real victims of charity scams, the people who really need charity. like these people lined up at the bethel a
past the hour. welcome back to "early start." president obama travels to new york city today for an up close look at what superstorm sandy left behind. the president will survey the damage and talk with residents of staten island, one of the hardest hit areas of the city. it's his second tour of the new jersey devastation. he visited the new jersey coast with governor chris christie just days after the storm. mayor bloomberg turned down the offer he made to assess the storm damage then. victor bloomberg is live in staten island. good morning to you. what is the president hoping to accomplish there today? >> good morning, zoraida. the mission is two-fold, to come and speak with the people who have lost someone or something in this storm. remember, of the 43 deaths across the city of new york, more than half of them on staten island. if they have not lost someone, they've likely lost something. much like the store behind me, completely decimated by the storm. he'll speak sw local officials about recovery and believe me, there's a lot of work to do. it seems like this sporadically across
to kill someone in the city's ocean view neighborhood. when police arrived, they found the suspect holed up in his house. negotiators eventually persuaded the man to give himself up. a search of the home showed no weapons. the suspect will undergo a mental health exam. >>> we have video in utah of a former pilot trying to steal a plane. this happened back in july. one of the wings clipped the side of the building. this happened at saint george municipal airport. the plane hit cars, fences and light poles. the pilot reportedly was being sought by police for the killing of his former girlfriend in colorado. he later killed himself after  trying to steal the plane. >>> believe it or not, they are still counting election day results in florida with the results in the presidential race too close to call. florida election officials say the final results may not be known for the weekend. but officials say it doesn't really matter. president obama won the election without those votes. however, the voting process in florida has been criticized. some of the voters have been waiting in -- had to
around parts of staten island, as we flew over parts of other parts of the city and the region that had been impacted, there's still a lot of cleanup to do. people still need emergency help. they still need heat. they still need power. they still need food. they still need shelter. kids are still trying to figure out where they're going to go to school. so there's a lot of short-term immediate stuff that has to be dealt with and we are going to make sure that we stay here as long as people need that immediate help. that's fema's primary task. we'll be coordinating closely with state and local governments to make sure folks are getting the short-term help and heard there's long-term building that's required. you look at this block. and you know that this is a community that is deeply rooted, you know, most of the folks i met here have been here 20, 30, 50 years. they don't want to see their community uprooted. but there's got to be a plan for rebuilding. and that plan's going to be to have to be coordinated and resources. so what i have committed to doing is work with the outstanding con
city gas stations are open. that's not all. a week and a half since sandy, a day after a bad nor'easter, an awful lot of people, especially in new york and new jersey, still without power. 666,000 customers. that's actually up from yesterday, thanks to the nor'easter. people are cold, they're living in dark, damaged houses. they say they're getting the run-around from state and federal agencies and utility companies. listen to this woman who lives in staten island. >> where is the generator to heat, to plug in one heater and one light bulb? that i can survive? i'm a united states citizen. >> she's angry at con-ed and fema. fema says it has 15 relief centers across new york city but hopes to double that number by the weekend and have 50 centers up and running eventually. as for the power company in this case con-ed, there's a catch 22. they won't turn on the power until homeowners get their houses inspected for potentially lethal wiring damage but electricians are hard to come by and the company isn't providing any. a company spokesman saying quote, utility companies like con edis
't have power we should mention. we have the city manager of long beach, new york, a big commuter town to the city of manhattan and one particularly hit hard by superstorm sandy. jack, how much of an impact is this snowstorm on top of everything else here you're having to deal with? >> hi, jenna. yeah we took a huge punch from superstorm sandy last week. it knocked out our critical infrastructure, our water, our sewer and power. this week an unprecedented five, six inches of --. jenna: we'll see if we can get jack back. he was mentioning some of the infrastructure problems that the city is going through. i assume he is probably talking to us on his cell phone. sometimes that can be a problem. i was chatting with jack during the break, i said wow of all the fatigue. jack is back with us. jack we lost you mid-sentence there. you were saying saw unprecedented level of five to six inches of snow and infrastructure being affected. pick up from there. where is your community today as far as any state of recovery? >> sure. you know, in superstorm sandy we lost our water, our sewer and power a
island, long described as the city's forgotten borough. ann curry went there after the lives were shattered. this week, she went back to check with the people who lost just about everything. >> reporter: 62-year-old grandmother phillis had evacuated with her family. just before sandy struck we first met her when she comprehended her loss. >> my house is gone, and everything i own, everything i have is not there anymore. it is breaking my heart, because -- because it is all gone. >> reporter: this week, with the nor'easter, we caught up with her again, and phillis was still trying to get her prized possessions, some of them scattered a mile away. >> any time we come here for the first time, i can't breathe. and then i start to cry, and i say just shut off, just do the job. >> reporter: a job, finding treasures. >> my dad? and my uncle. you found this today. >> means the world, i can't replace it. >> reporter: her neighbors also lost their home in a storm. when we caught up with them in the hours afterwards, peter, a 9/11 responder and an iraq war veteran say they got out just in ti
in the cities and in towns that we live in as well as, obviously, in the congress has not really overtaken the entire process. barack obama was re-elected, and we have been told repeatedly in print and on these programs that this particular president is very difficult to access emotionally, that he is reserved, that he is withdrawn. and you saw there in that clip the president of the united states tearing up before a group of people who have spent an enormous amount of time helping him get re-elected. and it just points to the fact that the president, at the ends of the day, while the president of the united states is a human being. and he realizes quite well, more than any of us would ever realize, that the end of his trip, his electoral trip, summons the beginnings. and i think that's what brings the tears. his journey, historic as it is, legendary as it is, the first black president of the united states of america, traveled the country from coast to coast, state after state, small town, big city, tremendous crowds initially in 2008. again, running for re-election this year in a time whe
gathering in the southwestern city for the annual twins festival. and china has a strict one child policy in most areas, but exceptions are permitted in the case of multiple births. that's a fox trip around the world. fox news and the weather, the winter storm we've been watching on the west coast is breaking records and moving east. meteorologist maria molina is live in the fox weather center. >> good to see you. it's moving east and bringing a threat for severe weather as we head into the nighttime hours, texas, arkansas and northern portions of the state of louisiana, this system has some very cold air behind it so we're seeing areas of heavy rain, showers and thunderstorms, stretching from parts of wisconsin and illinois and missouri and once they wrap up and that colder air moves in, we see that transition into some snowfall and it could accumulate late, but generally, behind the system as we head into wisconsin down through iowa and portions of missouri. now, southern portions we have very warm temperatures we're actually seeing the severe weather risk and currently have a tornado w
in the city today, again, the jersey shore back up to staten island, long island. the wind gusts are calming down and hopefully the power crews can get back out there and restore the power again. >> all right, gary. thank you for that update. shawn. >>> jury selection is underway today in the trial of a bowie state university student charged with killing her roommate in a fight over music. it's been more than a year since the stabbing occurred. karen gray houston visited bowie state to see how life on campus changeed since then. careern? >> reporter: well -- karen? >> shawn, students say the mood here on campus is more subdued and somber since alexis simpson allegedly stabbed dominic frazier in the neck with a pair of scissors. the students designated a special area on campus, calling it a peace park as an ongoing reminder of how they want to have their commitment to a safe environment on campus. and the administration said it hopes to have -- it's hosted a number of special programs with speakers that focus on conflict resolutions. alexis simpson was there all day at the prince georges coun
is, of course, the biggest city in israel and you saw pictures on israeli tv of people there hitting the deck, going to the ground, going into a brace position. obviously, in anticipation of possibly rockets falling on tel aviv. now, we have gotten now a message from the spokesperson for the israeli defense forces who says he is not aware that any rockets actually landed in tele1r50e6. however, several projectiles did land on the outskirts of southern the southern fringe of the greaters metropolitan tel aviv area, and if a rocket did hit tel aviv, that would be a massive escalation of what's going now, and we just heard general marks talking about how the israeli defense forces were trying to take out rocket positions inside gaza. they have launched no less than 100 missile launching sights, and they say so far they believe their operation is going kre ve well. on the other hand, you still have a lot of rockets that being being launched out of gaza. more than 200 being launched alone today. the palestinians, of course, will tell you that these air raids that are going by the israeli
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stations all over new york city and long island. drivers with license plates ending in odd and even numbers can get gas on alternating days that's the new policy, adding to the frustrations in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. >> this is horrible. >> after they get gas they are calm and happy. i'm not getting cursed at no more. god bless america. bill: that's the rule everywhere. wnyw's an into lewis filed this report. this gas station on long island city, queens. the lines are still here, however, the wait times have significantly decreased. and that has to do with the gas rationing rules in place in the city of new york and long island. similar to what new jersey did earlier this week. if your license plate end in an odd number you can get gas on an odd day. if your license plate end on an even number you will have to go on an even day. with you have an odd number you can gas up today. we also want to remind people that the police are out in force making sure everybody plays fair, everybody plays by the rules. there has been a lot of frustration with that. city understand that. they are t
with the utility companies and the city of new york and other counties and government entities has been poor. >>neil: governor cuomo has been particularly tough on utility companies the last few days saying that this is no excuse for this. but why is it happening? it is just a -- because of bad coordination? >>guest: i give the governor all credit in the world. he is right to hold the utility companies accountable. what i would say is the coordination between the utility companies and the city of new york has been absolutely not existent. not existent. they are not talking to each other, there has been no coordination, and, unfortunately, the people in the secret whose have to suffer. we are in day 14 today, and to think about being 14 days without power, it is unconscionable. >>neil: a lost areas are without power and more coming on back each day, but i am not blaming you or the governor but could it be a case of throw the utilities under the bus for what has been a bad public response? >>guest: i think the time for accountability is going to come. en agrees that when our families are safe,
who died in new york city alone, half were on staten island. the secretary of housing, rather , homeland security, janet napolitano visited yesterday. despite the progress this is much to be done. and now, live on staten island this afternoon, and the housing secretary says the housing is the biggest priority, period. >>reporter: absolutely. this is the type of damage done by that storm surge, the electrical ruined of the home, the boilers, everything that makes a house a home. having lights or power on is destroys. people have been forced to seek shelter to stay with relatives or find community housing the city helped to set up and 17,000 folks have applied to fema and are waiting for word hoping to find out how much money they will have and what they can to do rebuild. >>shepard: some have gotten money and they were glad to get that. big picture, molly, how are people coping? >>guest: it is tough. there is a story in every house and we are in one of the homes. this is faith, and this has been tough. how are you coping? >>guest: well, each day a bitte. each day a little bette
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